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Due to the intense scrutiny in recent weeks North Carolina University has put a ban on the indoor operation and charging of hoverboards which is an electric scooter in dormitories.

All across the country and locally there have been numerous reports of batteries in the electric scooters exploding or catching on fire while recharging.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has done an investigation and reported that hoverboards are also responsible for dozens of injuries after riders fell or crashed into objects.


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